- Yesterday, a video emerged of U.S. Marines (scout snipers, evidently) urinating on what appear to be Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. SecDef Panetta called President Karzai to assure him that there will be an investigation; reportedly, the Marines have already been identified. The Taliban have indicated the video will not affect their willingness to negotiate.
- South Sudan six months on.
- Al-Shabaab militants launched a raid into Kenya.